Question: What is the name = operator in mathematics?
Answer: is equal to
Write In C language terminology this operator is known as
Assignment operator which is use to assign right hand side value into left hand
size variable with overwrite mode. An assignment operator has following
attributes.
 Place right hand side data into left hand side variable.
 If left hand side variable has some data before then it will be lost because an assignment operator overwrite earlier data.
 Binary operator needs two operand
 Used in equation.
 Lower priority operator but higher priority than comma.
Example
int a,b,c;
a=10;
b=20;
Shorthand
Shorthand method
is another way to use assignment operator which help in compact programing.

Operator
symbol

Name of
the operator

Example

Equivalent
construct

+=

Addition
assignment

x += 4;

x = x +
4;

=

Subtraction
assignment

x = 4;

x = x –
4;

*=

Multiplication
assignment

x *= 4;

x = x *
4;

/=

Division
assignment

x /= 4;

x = x /
4;

%=

Remainder
assignment

x %= 4;

x = x %
4;

int a,b,c;
a=10;
b=20;
printf("\n\tA=%d\tB=%d",a,b);
a+=5;
b=5;
c=a+b;
printf("\n\tA=%d\tB%d\tC=%d",a,b,c);
a*=2;
b/=2;
c%=10;
printf("\n\tA=%d\tB%d\tC=%d",a,b,c);